Upcoming Events

BCTMA is based at the historic Turnage Theater at 150 West Main Street, Washington, NC. Most events below will be held there. Check back at this page for other details and upcoming events, and feel free to contact us and get added to the mailing list.


BCTMA Youth Talent Showcase
Saturday, March 4, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Free Admission: Donations Accepted

The “Youth Talent Showcase” features a number of young musicians who bring their exciting stamp to traditional music. Donations will be accepted for a scholarship for music education.


Folkstone String Band

Spring Regional Concert Series

Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Free Admission: Donations Accepted

Hard Hittin’ Bluegrass

Possum Creek Bluegrass Band alums Ben Chontos and Jones Smith founded the Folkstone String Band as a way to continue providing hard driving and fast picking bluegrass, old time, Americana, and honky tonk music to eastern North Carolina and beyond. Randy Hawse also joins the band with his banjo. This band is great fun and will have you up dancing before you know it!



Weekly Jams @ The TurnageBCTMA jam
Thursday Nights
Featuring the Thursday Night Jam Group
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday Mornings
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free Admission

We are now holding our Thursday Night (6:30-8:30) and Saturday Morning (10:00-1:00) Jam Sessions at the Turnage Theater, 150 W. Main Street, Washington. Stop by to play or listen. These jams are great fun, free, and open to musicians of all skill levels.

Check the BCTMA Events calendar for specific dates and locations.